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Talisa Soto Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameMiriam Soto
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born to a Puerto Rican family in Brooklyn, Talisa was raised there and in Massachusetts. She started modeling at age 15 and has appeared on the covers of "Vogue," "Mademoiselle," "Glamour," and "Self," as well as in a "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue. She has been making film appearances since 1988, beginning with Spike of Bensonhurst (1988).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ray Hamel/Extended, Daniel Frank Webster

Spouse (2)

Benjamin Bratt (13 April 2002 - present) (2 children)
Costas Mandylor (May 1997 - 2000) (divorced)

Trivia (10)

She got her first modeling job at age 15.
She currently lives in Los Angeles "in a lovely house up in the hills with no pool but lots of balconies and great views".
Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world. [1990]
Engaged to Benjamin Bratt (April 2002), whom she met while filming Piñero (2001) in 2001.
Talisa and Benjamin Bratt had a baby girl on December 6, 2002, in New York City. Her name is Sophia Rosalinda Bratt and she weighed in at 7 lbs.
Turned down an offer to pose for "Playboy" in conjunction with her turn as a James Bond girl in Licence to Kill (1989).
Former sister-in-law of Louis Mandylor.
Second child with Benjamin Bratt, son Mateo Bravery, born October 3, 2005, in Los Angeles, weighing 7lbs 7oz.
Sister-in-law of Peter Bratt.
She worked with Carey Lowell in Licence to Kill (1989) while her husband Benjamin Bratt worked with her in Law & Order (1990).

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